April 2016

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Exploring growth mindset for students and teachers

"Why do some of my students seem to develop resilience in the face of obstacles while other students seem to develop learned helplessness and low self-esteem instead? These students are potentially sitting in the same classroom and getting the same kinds of support, so what’s the deal? How do we teachers help all students become resilient and self-confident both in our classrooms and out in the world?" Read more from Inspired Teaching Institute alum Katherine Douglas Kindle.

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Images and remarks from Chocolate Inspiration 2016

On April 21, the Inspired Teaching community came together at the 2016 Chocolate Inspiration gala, celebrating 20 years of Inspired Teaching, honoring author and activist Jonathan Kozol, and sampling inspired chocolate creations from some of the finest DC-area chefs.

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A conversation with Jonathan Kozol, inaugural recipient of the Inspired Teaching Changemaker Award

At the 2016 Chocolate Inspiration gala, Inspired Teaching honored award winning author, educator, and activist Jonathan Kozol as the inaugural recipient of the Inspired Teaching Changemaker Award. A short video was presented in which Mr. Kozol reflected on his career and on the powerful role of the teacher as changemaker.

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Inspired Teaching attends, facilitates at 2016 LEGO Idea Conference

Inspired Teaching's Director of Teaching and Learning, Jane Ehrenfeld, traveled to Billund, Denmark for the LEGO Idea Conference, facilitating a session at this annual, international gathering of educators, policymakers, and education thought leaders.

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Celebrating 20 years at Chocolate Inspiration

In this piece, Inspired Teaching's Aleta Margolis focuses on the upcoming April 21 Chocolate Inspiration gala, which honors author and activist Jonathan Kozol and celebrates 20 years of Inspired Teachers.

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Teacher Feature – Ms. Benita Nelson-Tutt

"Kids are inquisitive. They want to know. As teachers, it’s our job to guide them through their journey. The harder we push them within a positive, supportive environment, the harder students try." Read more from Ms. Benita Nelson-Tutt. Now retired, Ms. Nelson-Tutt attended the very first Inspired Teaching Institute in 1996 and spent more than 30 years teaching in DC Public Schools.

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Author and activist Jonathan Kozol to be honored at 2016 Chocolate Inspiration

On Thursday, April 21, at the 2016 Chocolate Inspiration gala, Inspired Teaching will honor award winning author, educator, and activist Jonathan Kozol as the inaugural recipient of the Inspired Teaching Changemaker Award.

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Real World History students win first and second place at the DC History Day competition

This March, at DC's National History Day competition, two Real World History students won first place in the group exhibit category for their display about the Great Migration. Two other Real World History students won second place in the group performance category for their piece about the 1968-69 Modern Strivers.

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